This is an analysis of the poem Pièce À Carreaux that begins with:

Ah ! si Vous avez à Tolède,
Un vitrier...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXXX XaXX XaXX XXXX XXXX bXbX XXXX X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111101 110 11111011 110 11011 1011 11011 0110 11011110 1100 111101 1110 1110110 1111 1110110 1111 1101100 1111 10111010 1110 11011110 11 110110110 101 1111011 111 11011111 1101 11101 1010 111001 1101 111011100 110 1111011 111 101
  • Amount of stanzas: 10
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 90
  • Average number of words per stanza: 16
  • Amount of lines: 37
  • Average number of symbols per line: 24 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; un, de are repeated.

    The author used the same word qui at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Pièce À Carreaux;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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